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Women’s Center – The Siren Editor-in-Chief
Student Leadership Overview

The Women’s Center seeks to provide leadership skills through experiential learning opportunities and empowerment. Our center focuses on bridging classroom learning and student activism. The WC provides education, advocacy and support via resources, referral, event coordination, support groups, lactation space, quarterly magazine, community outreach, cultural events co-sponsored with various organizations/departments, etc. in order to promote a safe, equitable and affirming campus climate for people of all genders. Student Coordinators comprise the heart of the center’s services and programming efforts.

The Mission:
The mission of the Women’s Center is to advocate for the best educational and working environment for women and people of all genders at the University of Oregon. We accomplish this by working toward societal change, the ending of oppression and by supporting personal growth.

Yearly WC Events:
• “The Red Zone” Sexual Violence Awareness Campaign
• Domestic Violence Awareness Month Toiletry Drive
• Women of Color Symposium/Allyship Symposium
• Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series
• International Women’s Day
• Take Back the Night
• OUT/LOUD Queer and Trans Womxn’s Performance Fest

The Siren Editor-in-Chief Experiential Learning Opportunities:
• Expanding written communication skills through magazine-style writing and editing
• Enhancing visual design skills through use of relevant media programs like Adobe Creative Suite
• Managing and coordinating a free-lance contributor base and Editorial Board
• Developing a rich publication portfolio with pieces from a wide variety of contributor experiences and events ranging from workshops, speaker presentations, conferences, rallies, marches and music festivals
• Developing collaborative relationships with contributors, other campus publications and School of Journalism and Communications

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